Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia. Being a Narrative of Events in …
Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia. Being a Narrative of Events in …

SELOUS, Frederick Courteney. Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia. Being a Narrative of Events in Matabeleland both before and during the recent Native Insurrection up to the date of th….

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SELOUS, Frederick Courteney. Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia. Being a Narrative of Events in Matabeleland both before and during the recent Native Insurrection up to the date of the disbandment of the Bulawayo Field Force. London, Rowland Ward, 1896.

8vo. Original tan buckram, lettered and ornamented in brown, Zebra endpapers; pp. xxvii, 290, [10, publisher's advertisements, illustrations in the text and on plates after photographs and watercolours, folding map; cloth darkened as usual, internally, apart from light offsetting from endpapers, very good.
First edition. Selous 'served, with the rank of captain, as guide and chief of intelligence to the 1890 pioneer column which occupied Mashonaland and founded Fort Salisbury. He left the company's service in 1892, but joined it again in 1893 when the Matabele campaign began … He was again in Matabeleland in 1895 and helped to subdue the Matabele uprising. In Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia (1896) he gave an account of this campaign' (ODNB).

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